academic year

noun

Definition of academic year

: the annual period of sessions of an educational institution usually beginning in September and ending in June

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Recent Examples on the Web Men’s tennis was most recently added at the club level for the 2021-22 academic year and is set to kick off its inaugural varsity season in the spring of 2023. Staff Report, courant.com, 13 Dec. 2021 The competitive scholarships were awarded for the upcoming 2021-2022 academic year by the Community Foundation of Lorain County. Linda Gandee, cleveland, 26 July 2021 Arnold is expected to return to Shoreline Junior High School for the upcoming academic year, Poll told the Salt Lake Tribune, adding that her sister didn’t want to talk about the yearbook. Washington Post, 18 June 2021 Arnold is expected to return to Shoreline Junior High School for the upcoming academic year, Poll told the Salt Lake Tribune, adding that her sister didn’t want to talk about the yearbook. BostonGlobe.com, 18 June 2021 For federal aid consideration this upcoming academic year, students must file by June 30, 2022. Sarah Matusek, The Christian Science Monitor, 6 May 2021 Tuition is expected to cost $2,625 to $3,775 per academic year, and scholarships are available. Rachel Berry, The Enquirer, 16 Dec. 2021 This way, the STEM Center can offer relevant programming and networking opportunities that [is in sync] with the flow of each semester and academic year. Kristen Griffith, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, 22 Nov. 2021 What's more, a recent Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. Department of Education data confirmed that 27% of student veterans took out private student loans during the 2015-2016 academic year. Anthony Noto For Cnn Business Perspectives, CNN, 11 Nov. 2021

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1800, in the meaning defined above

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“Academic year.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/academic%20year. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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academic year

noun

English Language Learners Definition of academic year

: the time during a year when a school has classes

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